Tag Archives: Mystery

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Drew Goddard Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, Chris Hemsworth, Lewis Pullman Other notable appearances: Nick Offerman Running time: 141 minutes Watch this if you liked: Pulp Fiction, Inglorious Basterds, Cabin in the Woods   The lives of seven strangers become inextricably tangled by the secrets […]
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The General Theory of Haunting by Richard Easter (2017)

Review by CJ Page count: 306 ISBN: 1977001246    When only a handful of staff from Knights & Knights publishers arrive for their New Year’s week away at an isolated mansion, the attendees assume they’re snowed in for a dull holiday. When the history of the building begins to awaken, they find out how very […]
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A Simple Favour (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Paul Feig Starring: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding Other notable appearances: Andrew Rannells, Kelly McCormack, Aparna Nancherla, Linda Cardellini Running time: 117 minutes Watch this if you liked: Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, Single White Female   Stay at home mum Stephanie (Kendrick) befriends high-powered executive mum Emily […]
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The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (2018)

Review by CJ Page count: 432 ASIN: B07CP8YXH3    Evelyn Hardcastle is going to be murdered at 11pm every night until Aiden Bishop can name her killer. Aiden awakes every morning inhabiting a different body on the same day to view it from a new perspective and try to solve the impending murder. Can Aiden […]
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Midnight, Texas: Season One

Director: Niels Arden Oplev, David Solomon, Steve Shill, Milan Cheylov, Nick Gomez, Mairzee Almas, Kevin Tancharoen, Greg Beeman Writer: Charlaine Harris (based on the books by), Monica Owusu-Breen, Turi Meyer, Al Septien, Liz Sagal, Brynn Malone, Mark Kruger, Larry Caldwell Starring: François Arnaud, Dylan Bruce, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Arielle Kebbel, Jason Lewis, Peter Mensah, Sarah Ramos, […]
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The Fifth to Die by J.D. Barker (2018)

Review by CJ Page count: 416 ISBN: 9780544973978    After the escape of the 4MK killer, Anson Bishop, Detective Sam Porter and his team have had to relinquish the investigation to the FBI. But when Porter can’t let go of the 4MK case and move on to their next one, he puts himself, his team […]
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Hannibal: Season One

Review by CJ Director: David Slade, Michael Rymer, Peter Medak, Guillermo Navarro, Tim Hunter, James Foley, John Dahl Writer: Thomas Harris (characters from the book ‘Red Dragon’), Bryan Fuller, Jim Danger Gray, David Fury, Chris Brancato, Jennifer Schuur, Scott Nimerfro, Kai Wu, Jesse Alexander, Jennifer Schuur, Steve Lightfoot, Andrew Black Starring: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, […]
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The Witch (2015)

Review by CJ Director: Robert Eggers Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw Other notable appearances: Julian Richings Running time: 92 minutes Watch this if you liked: The Blair Witch Project, Blair Witch, The Village, I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House   A family is forced to live off […]
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The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver (1997)

Review by CJ Page count: 432 ISBN: 9780670868711   Quadriplegic criminologist Lincoln Rhyme has decided to employ a death dealer to help him end his own life when New York City’s newest serial killer strikes. Now it is up to Rhyme to use his expertise and beat cop Amelia Sach’s street smarts to catch The […]
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Neighborly: A Novel by Ellie Monago (2018)

Page count: 313 ISBN: 9781542096171  Trigger warning: Paedophilia   New parents Kat and Doug found a quaint home and moved into the perfect neighbourhood with flawless neighbours. But when Kat starts to receive increasingly threatening notes that allude to a past even her husband doesn’t know about, will she be able to convince Doug that […]
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